Sports

There’s now a pickle ball court at the upper east GHS tennis court, so those interested in playing this net game may put the new stripes to go…

The Kooskia Krush softball team continues to be a powerhouse in the Grangeville co-ed softball league, which runs in July and August each year.

The summer softball season began last week at Lions Park, with adult co-ed teams from Grangeville and Kooskia once again scheduled for fun, lo…

GRANGEVILLE — With just one qualified ride and a pile of ground money in the pot, Mossy Waite took $2,389, which was the top payout at the 110…

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Community

ELK CITY — Elk City Days will be Aug. 13, 14 and 15. The schedule is out, and the following events are planned. Friday, Aug. 13 – Kiddies Parade at 5 p.m. (sign up at 4:30 p.m. by the post office); Community baseball game at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14 – VFW Auxiliary Breakfast from 7-10 a.m. a…

WHITE BIRD — This is from last week’s column, but it bears repeating. With all the fires raging around us, none of us should need to be reminded to be fire safe and fire cautious. The water shortage continues to be of great concern to Brian Lowe, the fire chief, and city officials. All outsi…

COTTONWOOD — Frances Conklin here, filling in for Serena and Tabitha for a couple of weeks. It has been more than a few years since writing a Cottonwood correspondent’s column. Since then, I am older, maybe a little wiser, no more witty and still busy with life on the edge of town at Dog Bark Park.

Grangeville High School’s Class of 1981 “came back to give back” during Border Days and their 40th class reunion. Class members collected money and food for the Camas Prairie Food Bank as a way to give back to the community. They collected $1,206, and issued a challenge to the class if 1982 …

Opinion

WASHINGTON, D.C. — America’s biopharmaceutical innovation recently brought life-saving vaccines to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in under one year. This same medical ingenuity is leading the world in bringing life-saving therapies to patients and discovering cures for the future. However, acc…

In response to Ms. Dumas’ letter of 7-14-21, she alleges that our current republican legislators have been heedless of public concerns with regard to funding of our public schools. She clearly feels that Giddings, Shepherd and Crabtree are not carrying out their duties pertaining to educatio…

Once upon a time, I criticized a wounded soul for their bad behavior. With tears in their voice that person said to me. “You are condemning me because my sin is different than yours.”

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS) was established in 1990 as a national early warning system that monitors the safety of vaccines after they are authorized or licensed for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…

Obituaries

Bryan Cash, a longtime resident of Grangeville, Idaho died on …

Loretta Bashaw, 85, of Kooskia, Idaho died July 7, 2021. Arran…

Ed left this Earthly plain on April 6, 2021, at 89 years of ag…

Special Sections

The Idaho County Free Press presents this year's Get Acquainted 2021. The 38th annual issue …